We recently came across a poem written by one of our featured subjects, Elly Berkovitz Gross. Elly has written and contributed to multiple books about her experience during the Holocaust. Read her beautiful poem below, and find her books here and here.

September 23rd is Holocaust Remembrance Day in Lithuania, commemorating the liquidation of the Vilnius Ghetto, located in present-day Lithuania. This year, September 23rd coincides with Yom Kippur, which is a day when we honor, repent, atone, and remember. It is a fitting day to remember the Lithuanian Jews. In 1941, 21,000 Jews were killed in… Read more »